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SEA Semester Info Session (Weds, 10/9, 3:30 pm, MSB 123)

Learn more about SEA Semester: an independently run study abroad program with some courses pre-approved to apply towards the Marine Biology Major. SEA takes students onboard a 134’ tall ship to study the ocean, coastal communities, marine policy and conservation.

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SEA Semester Campus Info Session, Monday, 4/22 2:00 PM, MSB 123

There will be a SEA Semester representative visiting campus on Monday, April 22.  He will hold an information session, 2:00-3:00pm in the Marine Sciences Building, Room 123.  Please come by if you can.
Read more about the experiences of a UW Marine Biology student with SEA Semester through this profile: Exploring the Phoenix Islands Protected Area with SEA Semester.

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Summer Courses at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS)

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS) offers a suite of university-level summer courses, designed to immerse students in the study of marine science, with a program of coursework and research that is unique in marine science education. Founded in 1903, BIOS is a world-class ocean science research and education facility.

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Red Sea Summer Program 2019

KAUST’s Marine Science program will be hosting a three-week summer course from July 21 to August 8, 2019. The course will highlight a range of topics relevant to the Red Sea Research Center’s work, including genomics, microbiology, ecology, environmental science, and biological oceanography. Several KAUST faculty will be participating. The course will consist of a combination of lectures, fieldwork, labwork, and data analysis workshops, with an emphasis on hands-on experiences. 

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Field study program in Yellowstone National Park, spring break, 2019

Are you interested in traveling to Yellowstone National Park over spring break?  Want to see wolves, explore US National Park Service management, put your GIS and wildlife skills to work, or catch and track a raven?  If so, then you may be interested in taking ESRM 459 with Professors John Marzluff, Aaron Wirsing and Monica Moskal. 

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SEA Semester Early Application Scholarships (due February 1)

SEA Semester is offering $2,500 Early Application Awards to students who complete their applications to any Fall 2019 SEA Semester program by February 1!

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UW Study Abroad in Samoa with Luke Tornabene: Present-Day and Ancient Connections Between Island Societies and Local Ecosystems (PAC-ISLES) Info session 1/29 5:00 PM FSH 102

PAC-ISLE study abroad promotional flyer

PAC-ISLEs is a 3-year NSF funded program with the goal of creating international research experiences for students. Each student involved in PAC-ISLEs will participate in a year-long research program punctuated by an overseas research experience in America Samoa, Tonga, or Pohnpei, where they will study the history (anthropological and biological) and connectivity (historic and contemporary) of indigenous cultures and fish communities across Pacific islands.

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2019 UW Exploration Seminar: Andes to Amazon: Biodiversity, conservation, and sustainability in Peru

flyer for 2019 Andes to Amazon study abroad

Exploration of the great biodiversity of one of the most pristine Amazonian rainforest, and of the use of natural resources in the Andes of Peru

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UW Exploration Seminar: Natural and Cultural History of Costa Rica (September, 2019)

Applications are now open for the Exploration Seminar, Natural and Cultural History of Costa Rica.  This course is a 5 credit Study Abroad course (see notes below about credits) and the travel dates fall in between Summer and Autumn quarters (Program dates: 8/27/19 – 9/19/19). The course is led by Drs. John Marzluff and Patrick Tobin, and graduate student Robert Tournay.

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SEA Semester Applications Open for Fall 2019

While SEA Semester programs are not run by the University of Washington, the UW School of Oceanography affiliates with their programs such that you can earn UW Oceanography credit (OCEAN 496) for their courses, and they can then be applied to degree program requirements. Ask the marine biology adviser for more information about how these courses can apply to your Marine Biology major requirements.

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